Obits

Jerry Hutfles 1928-2021
Gerald ‘Jerry’ Joseph Hutfles of Colby, age 93, passed away July 9, 2021, at the Prairie Senior Living Complex in Colby. He was born on Jan. 30, 1928, at his family home in Herndon, to Frank and Mary Hutfles. As a young man, he farmed and raised cattle. Jerry loved to work with his hands; building...
Eldred Pfrang 1921-2021
Eldred Lela (Zwahl) Pfrang, 100, died peacefully Thursday, July 8, 2021, after a brief stay at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha. Eldred was born June 15, 1921, to Herman Henry Zwahl and Maggie (Hall) Zwahl at their home northwest of Wetmore. Eldred was the oldest of four children born to...
Lola Tate 1941-2021
Lola Mae Tate, 79, Seneca, died Monday, June 28, 2021, at Nemaha Valley Community Hospital. She was born Oct. 7, 1941, in Seneca, the daughter of Charles Albert and Mary Alice Hailey Tate. Ms. Tate worked for Royale Farms in Whiting for more than 30 years. Prior to that, she worked at the Egg Plant...
Anna Armstrong 1929-2021
Anna Margaret Armstrong, 91, of Muscotah, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at her home. She was born July 31, 1929, in Merriam, the daughter of Leo and Lola (Ward) Callaghan. She graduated from Merriam Grade School in 1943, graduated as valedictorian from Shawnee Mission High School in 1947 and...
Sidney Kinsler 1947-2021
Sidney Clifton Kinsler, 73, Holton, died Monday, July 5, 2021, at his home. He was born Oct. 21, 1947, in Columbia, S.C., the son of Olin M. and Louise Harris Kinsler. He graduated from Eau Claire High School in 1965 at Columbia, S.C. He graduated from The University of Kansas with a business...
Lois M. Ackerman, 74, Netawaka, died Friday, July 2, 2021, at The University of Kansas Health System, St. Francis Campus, in Topeka. She was born Nov. 5, 1946 in Topeka, the daughter of Marion and Pearl Spiker Christy. She graduated from Goff High School in 1965. Mrs. Ackerman worked as a nurse’s...
Ed Thompson 1934-2021
Edwin “Ed” Ray Thompson, 86, of Lawrence, passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021, at The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City. He was born Aug. 5, 1934, in Centralia, Ill., the son of Loren and Callie (Eby) Thompson. He married Carol E. Biester on May 29, 1953 in Soldier. They recently...
Ryan Diehl 1987-2021
Ryan Matthew Diehl, 33, of Goff, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at his home after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was born Oct. 14, 1987 in Holton, the son of Matthew Thomas and Joyce Kenette (Nott) Diehl.  Ryan attended Wetmore and Holton schools; he earned his GED in Topeka. He...
Ronald Bone 1951-2021
Ronald Lee “Red Bone” Bone, 69, of Mayetta, passed away Monday, June 21, 2021, at Stormont-Vail Hospital. He was born July 28, 1951, in Topeka, the son of Richard James and Kathleen Mae (Lewis) Bone. Ron graduated from Mayetta High School in 1969. He was a heavy equipment operator for most of his...
Eugene “Gene” Schiefelbein Jr., 67, Mayetta, died Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka. He was born Aug. 23, 1953, in Topeka, the son of Eugene and Dorothy Haupt Schiefelbein. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka. Mr. Schiefelbein worked at Lardner Monument...

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